I’m happy to announce an Informal Tourney
Problems of any fairy type are allowed! ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯
The judge for 2012: N.Shankar Ram – International Master of FIDE, famous Indian composer with more than 40 problems in FIDE Albums, twice placed First in the WCCT Fairy section – the 3rd and 4th WCCT.
Some more information I’ve got from Shankar: 51 years old, born and lives in Bangalore (India), qualified as mechanical engineer, works in I.T. and automation area of a manufacturing company, married for 15 years, has a son of 12. Other interests: computers, music (old indian film songs, western classical, computer generated), interactive fiction, science fiction, rubik’s cube, psychology, philosophy and general reading.
Please send your entries to Julia’s Fairies editor, Julia Vysotska, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org same as you’ve sent before for publishing in the site. Already published problems will participate in the tourney as well as the new entries.
The Award will be published in Julia’s Fairies in 2013.
You’re very welcome to participate!
Happy that Julia could convince Shankar Ram to come out of semi-retirement !
A small but nice selection of his problems is here: http://chesscomposers.blogspot.in/2012/02/february-26th.html